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  • Willmott Dixon chosen for Welsh ‘super’ school
    Willmott Dixon has been appointed to build a £34.5 million ‘super’ school for 3-19 year olds in Llandysul, Wales. In the biggest ever building commissioned by Ceredigion County Council, Willmott Dixon will create a new school that merges five schools: Ysgol Dyffryn Teifi, Aberbanc, Coedybryn, Llandysul, and Pontsian, to form...
    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 @ 13:59
  • Minister sees Willmott Dixon support UK timber industry
    The Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss MP saw first-hand how Willmott Dixon is backing the home grown timber industry on a major housing project in Kilburn, North London. UK-sourced timber is one of the main components in Willmott Dixon’s scheme to build 208 homes in South Kilburn for Catalyst Housing as...
    Monday, 13 October 2014 @ 16:54
  • Social value is 'untapped opportunity for our industry'
    Rick Willmott talks social value, carbon targets, the circular economy and leadership  "Sustainability is no longer a buzz word in our industry; most companies regard it as an important and necessary part of ‘how we do business’. The challenge now is where to take it next. The drivers that...
    Monday, 13 October 2014 @ 09:10
  • Willmott Dixon continues to invest in Birmingham skills
    Willmott Dixon has brought together ten unemployed people in Birmingham to renovate the Summerfield Community Centre in Winson Green and provide experience vital for getting jobs in construction. The company is working across the Midlands in partnership with Construction Youth Trust to up-skill hundreds of young people to fill the...
    Thursday, 09 October 2014 @ 10:40
  • Willmott Dixon chosen for Exeter’s new Steiner Academy
    Willmott Dixon has been appointed for the £7.6 million construction and refurbishment of Exeter’s new Steiner Academy. The project, on Cowley Bridge Road, will see Willmott Dixon construct a 4,707 m2 two-storey facility alongside delivering a full refurbishment to Thomas Hall, the grade II listed building that was formerly a...
    Friday, 03 October 2014 @ 12:09
  • Final chief operating officer appointment will see John Frankiewicz take non-exec role
    Willmott Dixon has completed the long planned succession strategy for the divisional chief executive of its Capital Works Division, John Frankiewicz.  The succession strategy has involved the appointment of a chief operating officer (COO) to each of the three companies that currently make up the Capital Works division, a process...
    Wednesday, 01 October 2014 @ 12:42
  • Willmott Dixon lands £14m contact for latest school in North Wales
    Willmott Dixon has been selected to extend and refurbish Ysgol Glan Clwyd in St Asaph under a £13.9m contract. Work to develop the outline and detailed design for the project will now commence and it is anticipated building work will start in early summer 2015, with the extended and refurbished...
    Wednesday, 01 October 2014 @ 09:55
  • Sports college provides boost to Liverpool economy
    Willmott Dixon has completed a new £18 million home for Archbishop Beck Catholic Sports College on the former Long Lane council depot in Fazakerley. It’s the second new school completed by the company for Liverpool City Council under the Scape framework, with Notre Dame Catholic College opening in 2013. Around...
    Monday, 29 September 2014 @ 17:55
  • Willmott Dixon links with Surrey charity for community makeover
    Two Surrey youth centres have been given a makeover thanks to the efforts of staff from Willmott Dixon’s local Cobham office.   The team from Willmott Dixon, who are based at Munro House in Cobham, have joined up with Surrey-based The Eikon Charity to provide revitalised community facilities in both...
    Thursday, 25 September 2014 @ 15:53
  • Northumbria Police gets new station in Newcastle city centre
    Northumbria Police’s new station in Newcastle city centre has opened its doors after Willmott Dixon delivered the technically complex project under the Scape framework. Creating the new station at the top of Forth Banks involved a clever use of two existing buildings that were refurbished and connected together by a...
    Monday, 22 September 2014 @ 16:09